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Analysis and Commentary

To Slay 'Superbug' We Must Find New Antibotics

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Friday, November 2, 2007

In the war between pathogenic bacteria and humans, the microbes seem to be winning: They're evolving resistance to our antibiotics faster than we're evolving new ways to attack them...

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Avoiding the Toughness Trap

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Nation
Monday, November 19, 2007

There is a surreal quality to many of the foreign policy arguments being put forward in the 2008 presidential campaign, particularly among Republican presidential hopefuls...

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Panelists remember Nanking

with Hoover Institution, Elena Danielsonvia Stanford Daily
Friday, November 2, 2007

From December 1937 to February 1938, approximately 300,000 Chinese people were killed by the Japanese in a massacre remembered as the “Rape of Nanking..."

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Exxon's Profit Is Not Quite As Huge

with John Abizaidvia Washington Post
Friday, November 2, 2007

Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest publicly traded oil company, has a tough act to follow: its own...

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Clinton must speak clearly on nukes

with George P. Shultzvia Concord Monitor (NH)
Friday, November 2, 2007

The only time I met Bill Clinton was after his commencement speech at the New Hampshire Community Technical College in Stratham in 1993...

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Vote for EconTalk

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, November 2, 2007

EconTalk has been nominated for best podcast in the 2007 Weblog Awards...

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A War Game Supposes Scarce and Risky Oil

with John Abizaidvia New York Times
Friday, November 2, 2007

War in Iran...

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An insider's view from Iowa

with Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Friday, November 2, 2007

Here in the "I" of the 2008 presidential nominating storm, first-in-the-nation Iowa, it's quite calm at the annual state GOP Reagan Dinner...

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Jeb Bush on the candidates

with Peter M. Robinsonvia St. Petersburg Times
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Today former Gov. Jeb Bush chatted with Hoover Institution's Peter Robinson on a webcast called Uncommon Knowledge, check it out here...

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MSU Ag Appreciation Weekend starts Friday

with Terry Andersonvia Bozeman Daily Chronicle (MT)
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Montana State University will celebrate agriculture in Montana during its annual Ag Appreciation Weekend this Friday and Saturday...

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Richard Epstein in NYC Thurs. evening 11/8

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Point of Law
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Manhattan Institute visiting scholar and Chicago law professor Richard Epstein, who needs no introduction for most of our readers, will be speaking next Thursday, November 8, on Manhattan's East Side...

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An Officer and a Professor

with Niall Fergusonvia National Interest
Thursday, November 1, 2007

In recent decades, a British invasion has been taking place in American academia...

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Becker will receive highest civilian honor: Presidential Medal of Freedom

with Gary S. Becker, Milton Friedmanvia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Gary Becker, a University economist and pioneer in applying the economic theory of human capital to show ways in which individual and family decisions are made on the basis of economics, is one of eight people to receive the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, the White House announced Monday...

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Fear the fearful

with Henry I. Millervia Scripps Howard News Service
Thursday, November 1, 2007

The same United Nations that has favored fad over scientifically based life-saving in at least two deplorable, demonstrable instances is now trying to scare the world into liberty-crushing impoverishment...

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What Makes a Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner ‘Notable’?

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Upon hearing the news that Gary Becker had won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, I went to the official Medal of Freedom Web site to find out more about the award...

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In God's name

with Niall Fergusonvia Economist
Thursday, November 1, 2007

The four-hour journey through the bush from Kano to Jos in northern Nigeria features many of the staples of African life: checkpoints with greedy soldiers, huge potholes, scrawny children in football shirts drying rice on the road...

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Moneymakers

with Milton Friedmanvia Houston Chronicle
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Scott Ventrella has his hands full...

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A Reply and Other Things

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The more Iraq begins to settle down, the more Iran will begin to ratchet up the rhetoric, since the perceived momentum in the Gulf is beginning to return to the United States...